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Obituary of Dorothy M. Turner

Dorothy May Turner, 81, of Rosiclare, IL passed away on November 20, 2022 at 10:13 p.m. at the Rosiclare Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Dorothy was born in Cave-In-Rock, IL on September 17, 1941 to Houston and Gladys Jackson. After graduating from Cave-In-Rock in 1959, Dorothy married James Turner on May 6, 1960 and in…

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Obituary of Deneen Partain

Deneen Partain, 98 of Teutopolis, departed this life on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 with his family by his side. He was born on July 25, 1924 in Cave-In-Rock, the son of Tom and Bessie (Joiner) Partain. On December 29, 1943, he was joined in marriage with Abboline Rushing and they celebrated 78 wonderful years before…

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Obituary of Billie “Fritzie” Farmer

Billie “Fritzie” Farmer, age 96, passed away at 2:48 p.m., Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center. “Fritzie”, as she was known to most of her friends, was born in Golconda, Illinois on Saturday, November 6, 1926 to Andrew and Frances Moore. Fritzie loved Kentucky basketball and the St. Louis…

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Obituary of Patsy Patton Lee

Patsy Patton Lee, 91, of Cave-in-Rock, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at the Rosiclare Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Patsy was born in Cave-in-Rock on June 11, 1931 to Lambert and Izora (Banks) Patton. As a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Cave-in-Rock, she served as the pianist and secretary…

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Nora Ruth Lane

Nora Ruth Lane, 86, of Cave-In-Rock, IL died Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at her home. She was a member of Mt. Zion General Baptist Church and received her Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Missouri. Survivors include her son, David Lane of Cave-In-Rock, IL; granddaughter, Sarah Jo Lane of Kansas City, MO; great-grandchildren, Layla,…

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Janice Dawn Lanham

Janice Dawn Lanham, 75, of Rosiclare, IL died Monday, November 7, 2022 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Rosiclare. Survivors include her daughter, Tara Wilson of Terra Haute, IN and brother, Mike Lanham of Waddington, NY. She was preceded in death…

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Adam Gerald Lane

On Monday, October 31, 2022, Adam Gerald Lane of Harrisburg, IL passed away. Adam was born to Russell and Susan (Hunt) Lane on October 23, 1982. Adam is survived by his wife, Amy Lane of 13 years; four children, Charlie Josephine Lane, Adam Gerald Lane II, Oliver F. Lane, Finnley James Lane; a brother, Eli…

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Obituary of Wilma Joyce Austin McDowell

Wilma Joyce Austin McDowell, 93, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, formerly of Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2022 at Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Joyce was born on June 27, 1929 in Shawneetown, Illinois to Verdna Millikan Hufsey Lane. Joyce grew up in Hardin County, graduated from Cave-In-Rock High School, and married…

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Obituary of Adam E. Miller

Adam E. Miller, 48, of Tallahassee, FL went into eternal rest on Friday, November 4, 2022. He was born in Eldorado, IL, on June 1, 1974. He is predeceased by his paternal grandparents Owen and Icy Miller; maternal grandparents Howard Turner and Lillian Turner Conkle; three uncles and an aunt. He is survived by his…

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Obituary of Emma Sunga

Emma Sunga, age 68, of Rosiclare, IL, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 30, 2022, at Hardin County Hospital in Rosiclare, IL surrounded by her family and dear friends. Emma was born in Cebu, Philippines on April 13, 1954, to Juan and Perptua (Junio) Yap. She was a loving, selfless mother and grandmother. She was…

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